Alice Charles
Alice Charles Lead, Cities, Infrastructure and Urban Services World Economic Forum Geneve, Switzerland

Biography

20 years’ experience working for the public and private sector in city & urban planning, urban development & regeneration, real estate, infrastructure, environment, climate change & public policy. Currently Lead, Cities, Infrastructure & Urban Services at the World Economic Forum, leading the Global Future Council on Cities of Tomorrow, the Future of Real Estate, Net Zero Carbon Cities & BiodiverCities 2030 initiatives.

Sessions

Save to calendar 16-11-2021 16:30 16-11-2021 17:30 Europe/Madrid Inclusion, Rights and Ethics at the Core of the Digital Transition

The acceleration of the digital transition experienced over the last years has shown that the digital divide is another factor of exclusion that is added to traditionally disadvantaged groups. At the same time, we are confronted with new ethical challenges and citizen rights. How can the digital transition be advanced while ensuring inclusive societies, digital rights and an ethical use of data?

Congress Area - Auditorium
Save to calendar 16-11-2021 10:30 16-11-2021 11:00 Europe/Madrid Cities Surviving and Flourishing

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many pundits confidently declared that the world's cities were not long for this earth. The effects of the health crisis on living patterns and urban economies seemed irreversible. However, like in all past crisis, cities didn't die- they changed. How did COVID-19 shape our relationship with cities, and what does that mean for the future?

Speakers in this session discuss the year that cities have had, and what could be in store for them in the future-setting the table for the conversations we'll be having at City Possible Summit.

You can join this Online session here.

Expo Area – City Possible Plaza
Save to calendar 16-11-2021 16:42 16-11-2021 16:52 Europe/Madrid Inclusivity at the Core of the Digital Transition

Digital transition is one of the upmost challenges governments want to achieve. However, there are some problems entitled with this transition that local actors cannot forget. What will be the next social challenges? How can we ensure a fair and inclusive transition? How we ensure inclusivity in the digitalization of services?

www.tomorrow.city – SCEWC Digital Channel
Save to calendar 16-11-2021 10:30 16-11-2021 11:00 Europe/Madrid Cities Surviving and Flourishing

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many pundits confidently declared that the world's cities were not long for this earth. The effects of the health crisis on living patterns and urban economies seemed irreversible. However, like in all past crisis, cities didn't die- they changed. How did COVID-19 shape our relationship with cities, and what does that mean for the future?

You can join this Online session here.

www.tomorrow.city – City Possible Channel
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